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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
May 5, 2015
Minn. mining company files for bankruptcy
Mining company files for bankruptcy Forum News Service GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Grand Rapids-based Magnetation LLC announced...
May 5, 2015 - 3:07pm
April 22, 2015
US Chamber of Commerce predicts federal coal regulations will go down
BISMARCK — Once proposed federal regulations that would place caps on carbon dioxide emissions are in place, the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules will likely be defeated in court, said a U.S. Chamber of Commerce official Wednesday in Bismarck. Dan Byers, senior director...
April 22, 2015 - 9:20pm
April 6, 2015
Study to analyze impacts of reduced CO2 emissions
BISMARCK - Federal officials will finalize regulations on coal power plants' carbon dioxide emissions in a few months. In North Dakota, state...
April 6, 2015 - 7:21pm
March 21, 2015
Heitkamp: Ex-Im Bank bill backing coal plants has strong chance of passing
WASHINGTON — A Democratic supporter of a Senate bill to save the U.S. Export-Import Bank and overturn limits on bank financing of coal-fired power plants overseas defended the legislation on Saturday after the White House said it wanted to keep coal plant restrictions. Sen. Heidi...
March 21, 2015 - 8:48pm
February 25, 2015
Heitkamp to push for clean coal legislation
WILLISTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will re-introduce legislation on Thursday designed to encourage the development of clean coal technologies that could keep the fuel a key source of American power generation. The bill, which is likely to be popular in the Republican-controlled...
February 25, 2015 - 10:15pm
February 23, 2015
On the move: Mining giant to be moved by coal company with rare trailering method
CENTER — More than 700 tires rolling in unison will help carry a 9.5 million-pound piece of equipment to a central North Dakota coal mine’s...
February 23, 2015 - 4:40pm
February 17, 2015
EPA chief hints at softening carbon rule timeline
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that it may ease an interim deadline for states to meet tougher carbon emission standards after regulators and electric utilities complained a lack of time may destabilize electricity supplies. EPA Administrator Gina...
February 17, 2015 - 10:51pm
February 10, 2015
Billings coal-fired power plant to close
BILLINGS, Mont. -- PPL Montana will close its J.E. Corette coal-fired power plant in Billings for good sometime in August, the company reported Tuesday. As recently as two weeks ago, PPL said it planned to mothball Corette on April 15 because the 47-year-old plant doesn't meet...
February 10, 2015 - 10:21pm
EPA accepts North Dakota's regional haze plan
WASHINGTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accepted North Dakota’s initial plan to address regional haze. Heitkamp has pressed on the EPA in to allow North Dakota to implement its own rules to reduce haze from power plants...
February 10, 2015 - 9:57pm
December 19, 2014
Coal industry pleased with coal ash label
BISMARCK — As environmentalists decried the decision, North Dakota’s lignite coal industry welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision Friday to classify coal ash as non-hazardous waste. A hazardous waste designation would have cost each of the state’s eight...
December 19, 2014 - 9:45pm
December 4, 2014
Fire knocks out operations at Beulah power plant
BEULAH — No one was hurt at Coyote Station near Beulah after a major mechanical failure caused a fire at the power plant Thursday morning. According to a statement by Otter Tail Power Company, one of the power plant’s turbine-driven boiler pumps had a major mechanical failure...
December 4, 2014 - 9:55pm
November 25, 2014
Regulators blast proposed EPA rule for coal plants
BISMARCK — A proposed rule aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants threatens to raise electric rates for North Dakota consumers, circumvent state authority and destabilize the nation’s power grid, state utility regulators told the U.S. Environmental...
November 25, 2014 - 9:07pm
October 22, 2014
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved a permit for the state’s first new coal mine since the late 1970s. The Coyote Creek Mine will cover more than 8,091 acres – about 12.6 square miles – roughly 10 miles southwest of Beulah in Mercer County. Coyote...
October 22, 2014 - 1:36pm
September 10, 2014
Coal plants face challenges adapting to EPA rules: 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions required by 2030
FARGO — North Dakota faces the prospect of having to significantly expand its electricity generation at the same time the nation’s utilities are grappling with looming regulations to restrict coal-fired sources. Utility representatives and regulators Wednesday expressed concerns...
September 10, 2014 - 10:39pm
August 30, 2014
As rail jam persists, U.S. power plants rush to roads, rivers
U.S. coal-burning power utilities are being forced to turn to barges and more expensive trucks to move coal, desperate to shore up stockpiles left dangerously low by the widespread bottlenecks on rail networks. The shift in how coal is being delivered to some power plants from mining...
August 30, 2014 - 8:04pm